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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Explain Watson's role in the Sherlock Holmes stories.

Describe the relationship between Sherlock Holmes and Watson.

Give an example of Sherlock Holmes style deduction.

Would Holmes's method of deduction be easier or harder to use today? Explain your answer.

How do class differences have an effect on these stories?

Explain and comment on Doyle's use of foreigners as key plot devices in his stories.

In what ways are Sherlock Holmes stories from other detective stories? Give at least two examples?

Some might say that Sherlock Holmes goes too far in letting some of the criminals that he catches off the hook. How far would you go?

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